As of Friday, Dec. 2, according to Southern California Edison, “The current water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 635.3 feet above sea level.  This equates to a storage capacity of 123 acre-feet.” The previous measurement, taken the day before Thanksgiving, was also 123 acre feet. The Thursday, Nov. 17, measurement was 121 acre feet.

According to Southern California Edison, “As of Thursday, November 17, 2016 the water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 635.2 feet above sea level.  This equates to a storage capacity of 121 acre feet.” The previous measurement was 123 acre feet.

 

In related news, Avalon officials have scheduled a Friday, Dec. 2, meeting with representatives of the California Public Utilities Commission to discuss the Island drought.

According to Southern California Edison, as of Thursday, Nov. 3, the water level at the Middle Ranch Reservoir measured 123 acre-feet. This was a 2 acre foot decrease from the previous measurement.

According to Southern California Edison, as of today, Friday, Oct. 28, “The current water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 635.4 feet above sea level. This equates to a storage capacity of 125 acre-feet.” The water level remains unchanged from the last measurement.

According to Southern California Edison, as of Friday, Oct. 21, “The current water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 635.4 feet above sea level.  This equates to a storage capacity of 125 acre feet.” This was a 2 acre feet decrease from the previous water level measurement. Catalina Island is now in Stage 3 water rationing.

As of Friday, Oct. 7, according to Southern California Edison, “The current water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 635.5 feet above sea level.  This equates to a storage capacity of 127 acre feet.”

The Catalina Island Chamber of Commerce will hold an admission free “fixer”—that is, a mixer and forum to discuss solutions to business challenges—9 a.m.-noon, Wednesday, Oct. 5. Saving water will be the topic of this fixer.

According to Southern California Edison, as of Thursday, Sept. 23, water level in Middle Ranch Reservoir measured 133 acre feet. This was a 2 acre foot decrease since the previous measurement. An acre foot is roughly  326,000 gallons of water, or slightly more than enough to supply two families with four members each for a year. (According to the environmental protection agency, “The average American family of four uses 400 gallons of water per day. At 365 days a year, that comes to 146,000 gallons.) For more information about water on Catalina Island, visit http://bit.ly/2ctJG9K

According to Southern California Edison, as of Thursday, Sept. 8, the water level at the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 137 acre feet. The measurement was 2 acre feet lower than the Sept. 2 water level. Catalina Island entered Stage 3 water rationing this past Tuesday.

According to Southern California Edison, as of Friday, Sept. 2, “The current water elevation in the Middle Ranch Reservoir is 636.1 feet above sea level.  This equates to a storage capacity of 139 acre-feet.” The new water level is 2 acre feet lower than last week’s water level. Stage 3 water rationing begins on Catalina Island on Tuesday, Sept. 6.